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Some of them are wonderful, some of them are dreadful, all of them are memorable.   

There are 31 quizzes and 335 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Places in Literature - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 335 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Dreaming of Paradise

My eyelids droop as I read the final pages of Thomas More's "Utopia". If only such a place were real! As I drift off, my thoughts go to all those literary paradises I have read of, and I imagine myself on a journey...
Average (10 qns)
reedy
723 plays
2
Famous Places That Never Existed

This quiz is based on the many imaginary places in well known tales. All aboard, we're going to leave.
Average (10 qns)
zordy
11388 plays
3
Unreal-Estate and Classified Ads - Tribute Quiz

This quiz is based on bullymom's inspired original, which you can find in the Mythology and Legends section. Questions are in the form of ads; you identify the literary place, object or character advertised.
Difficult (15 qns)
alkmene
2589 plays
4
Write Around England

Some classic works of literature are famously associated with the landscapes or cities they are set in. This quiz is about ten such works which have connections to specific areas around England.
Average (10 qns)
Fifiona81
531 plays
5
Houses in Fiction

Sometimes the house plays as big a role in the story do as the human characters. Do you remember the names of all these fictional homes, manors and estates?
Tough (15 qns)
annaheldfan
489 plays
6
Settings in American Short Fiction

How well can you recognize these American short stories from descriptions of their settings and photographs of locales that represent those settings?
Average (10 qns)
alaspooryoric
Feb 08 16
288 plays
7
Cities in Literature

Ten questions about cities in literature, real and imagined.
Tough (10 qns)
Snowman
1395 plays
8
The Places You Go

...When You Read. Can you identify these imaginary places from different types of literature? I'm sure you can. Have fun.
Average (20 qns)
shvdotr
549 plays
9
It Was the Best of Times...Utopias

A quiz about literary perfect places--otherwise known as Utopias. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
john_sunseri
576 plays
10
A Pen and a Prayer

There are many works of fiction set in and around monasteries, cathedrals, convents and other religious buildings. How many of them do you know?
Tough (10 qns)
helen295
309 plays
11
Are You Sure This Land is Magical?

Do you believe in magic and the supernatural? Do enchanted lands and lost kingdoms appeal to you? Then come with me on a tour of sites that have been used in literature as plot elements and settings. Magical or real? That's for you to decide.
Very Easy (10 qns)
Whitney37
1263 plays
12
Places, Everyone!

Can you guess the real-world setting of some of these well-known pieces of literature with the help of some photographs and maps?
Easy (10 qns)
alaspooryoric
735 plays
13
Fictional Places in Literature

Many novels are set in real life places. For others, the author creates a whole fictional environment. Can you identify some of those fictional locations?
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
519 plays
14
Haunted Houses - Up an Old Staircase

Beware literature's spooky houses. Enter if you dare, and think twice before you climb the stairs.
Average (10 qns)
amcoffice
Oct 22 16
231 plays
15
Fictional Places in Literature (2)

Many novels are set in real life places. For others, the author creates a whole fictional environment. Use the photos and the clues to identify the fictional locations.
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
Jan 15 16
588 plays
16
Pubs In Literature

For my first attempt at a Fun Trivia quiz, I've selected a subject that combines two of my main interests in life!
Difficult (10 qns)
TabbyTom
747 plays
17
Location! Location! Location!

The location a novel takes place in can be very important to the plot, or merely a trivial note. Where did these novels happen? Do you remember?
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
957 plays
18
If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now!

How many of these famous literary residences (and their residents) do you remember?
Average (10 qns)
Rowena8482
1179 plays
19
Imaginative Writers, Imaginary Places

Can you identify these imaginary places and the authors who wrote about them? I'm sure you can. Have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
shvdotr
483 plays
20
Famous Places That Never Existed. Part Two.

This is the second part of our journey to places you can find only in books (and sometimes films).
Tough (10 qns)
zordy
864 plays
21
Ideal Countries In Literature

Literature being a matter for dreamers,at least in the popular view, it's not surprising that you can find in poetry and novels quite a few descriptions of Ideal Countries and Promised Lands. See which of these you have heard of already.
Average (10 qns)
flem-ish
1221 plays
22
Places in Literature

This is a quiz about places named in works of literature. Some are real places and some are fictitious. The range is anything from Winnie the Pooh to John Keats so there should be something for everybody!
Tough (10 qns)
aggymemnon
507 plays
23
North America's Top Literary Cops

Match these top literary cops to the places where the operated. *Note: some of the locations were changed in movie or TV adaptations, it is the book locations that are needed.
Average (10 qns)
darksplash
Jul 23 16
174 plays
24
The Half-Open Cellar Door...

Cellars play an important role in many novels and stories. See if you can answer these questions about tales that contain real or figurative cellars, basements and dungeons!
Average (10 qns)
shuehorn
294 plays
25
Location, location, location

See what you remember about the settings for some classic works of literature.
Average (10 qns)
chicagojanet
531 plays
26
Imaginary Places

These are places that were created in literature and do not exist in the real world. How many can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
mhuirnin
1788 plays
27
Through The Literary Keyhole

Whether it's a mansion or a farmhouse, a cave or a castle, the 15 homes featured in this quiz have all played a big part in literature throughout the years.
Average (15 qns)
helen295
768 plays
28
The Literary Polymath

This time, the Polymath is masquerading as a literature quiz, but you'll need to exercise your geography, song lyrics and history muscles as well. All of the answers are geographical locations.
Average (10 qns)
frankmcvey
360 plays
29
A Perfect World!

Somebody is always seeking a perfect society or trying to devise one.
Tough (10 qns)
astorian
1002 plays
30
Literary Locales

Take a brief tour of some places that are prominent in literary works
Average (10 qns)
robert362
831 plays
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